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US-Iraq Relations / Loan Scandal #346386

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 14, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Investigation into role of President Bush's administration in a scheme to build up Iraqi President Saddam Hussein examined; details given of the trial of Atlanta banker Christopher Drogoul, who made fraudulent loans to Iraq before the Persian Gulf war. Representative Henry Gonzalez said citing CIA documents that seemed to undermine Justice Department claims that Drogoul ran a rogue operation. [GONZALEZ - quotes the documents.] Memo from Secretary of State James Baker possibly linking the administration to the Atlanta bank quoted. [On June 2, acting United States attorney Gerrilyn BRILL - comments on the indictment.] (Artist: Eleanor Dixon)

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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